Online sharing gets a big shot in the arm from newly released APIs for Google+.
Rovio's popular mobile game can now be played on a Web browser, with some special levels available only for Chrome users.
The second day of Google's developer conference focuses chiefly on Google's browser and Web-programming initiatives, along with the Chrome OS and Chromebooks from Samsung and Acer.
Web programmers who want to span multiple mobile browsers can with Sencha Touch 1.0, available today for free. It's WebKit-only for now, though.
This is the place for live coverage of Google's Day 1 keynote address at Google I/O, starting Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. PDT.
Java remains a powerhouse tool for application development, but developers need to take advantage of new design principles to get the most from their applications.
In a new step to make the Web a more powerful foundation for programs, Google is releasing Closure Tools that it says produce faster, better code.